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Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream” in America. He died Friday at home in Atlanta, surrounded by family members

In the shadow of New York, New Jersey faces its own deepening crisis as coronavirus spreads

At New Jersey's oldest hospital, the demands of fighting a pandemic threaten to overwhelm the city's medical resources - a frightening prospect confronting more communities as coronavirus burrows deeper into the United States.

US cities have acute shortages of masks, test kits, ventilators as they face coronavirus threat

The US Conference of Mayors survey, published Friday, was conducted from March 20 to March 24 and includes data from 213 US cities in 41 states and Puerto Rico.

Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus bill into law as companies and households brace for more economic pain

His signature came just hours after the House of Representatives passed the measure by a voice vote, and less than 48 hours after it received unanimous approval from the Senate.

California has surge of virus cases that threatens hospitals

The surge of coronavirus cases in California that health officials have warned was coming has arrived and will worsen, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday, while the mayor of Los Angeles warned that by early next week his city could see the kind of crush that has crippled New York.

Mardi Gras may have sparked outbreak of virus in Louisiana, many worry

A Trump administration effort to blame China for spawning the coronavirus has stalled for now at the United Nations Security Council, with other countries focused exclusively on urging joint global action to fight the pandemic.

Trump orders GM to manufacture ventilators under the Defense Production Act

Trump orders GM to manufacture ventilators under the Defense Production Act

Trump’s environmental rollbacks find opposition within: staff scientists

President Trump has made rolling back environmental regulations a centerpiece of his administration, moving to erase Obama-era efforts ranging from landmark fuel efficiency standards and coal industry controls to more routine rules on paint solvents and industrial soot.